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Bipartisan Legislation Would Strengthen Background Checks

At a press conference on Thursday, April 11, 2013, Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Pat Toomey (R-PA) unveiled bipartisan legislation to strengthen and enhance background checks for new purchasers of firearms. The Public Safety and Second Amendment Rights Protection Act was also co-sponsored by Senators Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Mark Kirk (R-IL). To read the…